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Table 2 Baseline maternal risk characteristics of trial groups

From: Miller Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting (MECSH) trial: design, method and sample description

Characteristic Intervention Group (n = 111) Comparison Group (n = 97)
Age < 19 years, n (%) 7 (6.3) 7 (7.2)
Unsupported parent, n (%) 4 (3.6) 0 (0.0)
Late antenatal care, n (%) 42 (37.8) 35 (36.1)
Major stressor in past 12 months, n (%) 40 (36.0) 33 (34.0)
Substance misuse, n (%) 4 (3.6) 1 (1.0)
Mental health problem or disorder, n (%) 29 (26.1) 30 (30.9)
Psychosocial distress/risk for depression, n (%) 46 (41.4) 43 (44.3)
Abused as a child, n (%) 11 (9.9) 13 (13.4)
Domestic violence, n (%) 10 (9.0) 4 (4.1)
Mean number of risks ± SD 1.7 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 0.9